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8 April 2020

Companies step up to address global shortages of medical equipment and supplies in response to COVID-19

Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA)

Tesla, Apple, and Ford are stepping up to address global shortages of ventilators, hand sanitizer, face masks, and gowns. Here's a running list of companies helping out, 27 March 2020...

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6 April 2020

Philippines: brutal crackdown on activists and environmental defenders amid spread of Covid-19

Author: Nick Aspinwall, The Diplomat

"The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown", 03 April 2020...

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1 April 2020

COVID Action Platform brings together over 200 corporate leaders in response to pandemic

Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA)

The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization are launching an emergency coronavirus task force of 200 business leaders — including execs from Alphabet and KPMG, 11 March 2020...

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30 March 2020

Lebanon: Prohibitively high-costs leave undocumented domestic workers untested for Covid-19

Author: Timour Azhari, Al Jazeera

"Undocumented in Lebanon: No papers, no coronavirus test," 28 Mar 2020...

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24 March 2020

MasterCard, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation & Wellcome launch initiative to spread development & access COVID-19 therapies

Author: MasterCard

“Press Releases: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome and Mastercard launch initiative to speed development and access to therapies for COVID-19”, 10 March 2020...

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9 January 2020
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Author: Annabel Benhaiem, Huffington Post

« Soutenus par François Ruffin, des diabétiques déclarent la guerre à Sanofi », 8 janvier 2020...

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17 December 2019
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Author: André Chadrak, Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Côte d’Ivoire : l’Etat et le suisse Roche vont investir 146 millions $ pour le traitement du cancer et d’autres maladies virales", 16 décembre 2019...

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11 November 2019
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Author: Diego Junqueira, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Por que o Brasil paga até R$ 1.400 por remédio que custa R$ 34”, 08 de novembro de 2019...

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1 October 2019

Zambia: Miner screening results shows increased 'lung disease burden'

Author: Xinhua, (China)

‘Over 5,000 miners in Zambia screened for lung diseases’ 19 September 2019...

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24 September 2019
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Le 23 septembre 2019 s'est ouvert le procès du Mediator devant le tribunal de grande instance de Paris. Les laboratoires Servier et l'Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament sont poursuivis pour tromperie aggravée, homicides et blessures involontai...

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